Board & Management

Giles Clarke, Chairman

Mr Clarke is President of the England and Wales Cricket Board and Chairman of the Finance & Commercial Affairs committee of the ICC. He is also Chairman of Westleigh Investments Holdings Limited, Amerisur Resources plc (AIM: AMER), and of several private organisations, in addition to being Non-Executive Chairman of Ironveld plc (AIM: IRON) and Kennedy Ventures plc (AIM: KENV). He founded Majestic Wine in 1981 and built it into a national chain of wine warehouses. He also co-founded Pet City in 1990, which he expanded nationwide before it was listed and subsequently sold in 1996 for £150 million and co-founded Safestore which was sold in 2003 for £40 million.

Jeremy Sparrow, Non-Executive Director

Mr Sparrow is an advisor to LJ Group and possesses over 25 years of extensive deal-making experience across multiple geographies leading equity teams that have raised a combined total of over $23bn. He was most recently Head of Investec Resource Investment Banking for Asia and Australia, after serving as CEO of Renaissance Capital Asia, where he established the company’s first Asian offices. Previously, he spent 12 years with Renaissance Capital, as a Managing Director heading up Equity Products in New York and the UK and has also served as a Vice President at Morgan Stanley.